Mar 17, 2007

Vacation In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is a capital cities of Malaysia and one of the most vibrant cities in Asia. Situated midway along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak rivers. The city’s past is still present in the British colonial buildings. Here, one can experience modern sophistication and nostalgic old-world charm in a single destination. Immerse yourself in its abundance of attractions – fascinating places of interest, exciting theme parks and sensational shopping opportunities. The city boasts a comprehensive transportation network that makes your sightseeing experience pleasant and hassle-free.
This year 2007 is a special time to be in Malaysia. A Visit Malaysia Year 2007 Programme has been meticulously planned to encourage tourists from all over the world to converge in this country for this unique year-long celebration.

There are many places of interest in in this city which can be accessed easily as distances between them are near. It’s possible to discover the capital by foot, by organized tours or public transport. The theatre of the city unfolds on the streets and is best experienced on foot or join a tour with a taxi driver. Around the city tourist information centres are available and open daily. The other essential component of the city is the soul of its people who give th city its distinctive and truly Asian character. English is widely spoken and locals are typically obliging when approached by tourists looking for for direction. Visitors will enjoy a wonderful time and are advised to respect cultural norms and sensitivities.

Here, some information about places of interest in Kuala Lumpur:

Tourism Centre
A popular historical landmark, this building served as the military base of the British army and the headquaters of the Japanese army during World War II. Today it is a one-stop centre offering a host of facilities for tourists.

Craft Complex
Styled like a Malay village, this complex is an artist’s colony housing handicraft shops, an art workshop, museum and food court. Shop for the best in Malay ethnic crafts, or try your hand at batik-painting.

KL Tower
The world’s fourth tallest tower. Dine in a revolving restaurant or enjoy forest walks and cultural performances. Have an unforgettable time here!

Petronas Twin Towers
The tallest twin buildings in the world. Standing majestically at a height 451.9 metres. Visit the famous skybridge on the 41st floor to view the city from a dizzying height.

National Museum
Built in 1963, its facade features a Minangkabau-styled roof and two impressive front murals. Highlights include the collection of keris or Malay dagger and ceramics from the Ming Dynasty.

Aquaria KLCC
The largest aquarium in the world or make a trip to Petrosains for an exciting insight into the petroleum industry.

Cosmo’s World Theme Park
To enjoy thrilling rides, visit this region’s biggest indoor theme park. It is situated in Berjaya Times Square.

Shopping Centres
A large number of upscale malls are situated in Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Ampang and Bangsar. For bargain-hunters, Petaling Street is a not to be missed shopping spot with a wide array of products and souvenirs. Pasar Seni or Central Market is one of the popular shopping attractions for the visitors.

Nights Activities
The Bangsar, Bukit Bintang Jalan Sultan Ismail, Sri Hartamas, Mont Kiara, Jalan Ampang and Jalan P. Ramlee are the favourite places to unwind. Many variety of exciting nightspots, including karaoke lounges, clubs with live bands and discotheques.

Most tourists agree that Kuala Lumpur is the best city in Asia region because the city has many exciting places of interest and during holiday of just two weeks, visitors will get a mere glimpse. One thing’s for certain; everyone wants to return to discover more of this country. Come and experience the revelry in my beautiful homeland this 2007. Ok that’s it for today. Bye.

p/s more information for other state of Malaysia visit here State of Melaka